Fire Safety Audit
A Fire Safety audit is a systematic and independent evaluation of the fire risks present in the premises and involves recommendations about appropriate measures to control and mitigate the effects of fires. Applicable Standards: National Building Code 2005, IS Standards in FireSafety
Organizationsapplicable for Fire Safety Audit:
- Industry bodies
- Corporate Houses.
Methodology of conducting the Fire Safety Audits involves the following:
- A walk through the concerned premises.
- Review of the layout and drawings.
- Review of the existing firefighting systems on the premises.
- Review of the training and awareness regarding availability and operations of the firefighting systems in and across the organization.
Recommendations for corrective and preventive actions include:
- Updation of the fire safety risk management database
- Preparation of additional reports or relevant paperwork on the hazards detected
Benefits of the Audit:
Fire Safety audits enable the organizations to address the issues by identifying the following:
- Identifying all significant fire hazards.
- Evaluation of the existing control measures.
- Determining the additional control measures required.
- Evaluation of the current fire detection and firefighting facilities.
- Testing of all fire safety equipment and precautions.
- Training and instruction to all occupants of premises about fire safety.